Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole

“Off-Facebook Activity” will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format it can share with...

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A Huge Ransomware Attack Messes With Texas

A coordinated strike against 23 local governments is called the largest such hack from a single source.

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Finally, a Lightning YubiKey to Kill Password Clutter on Your iPhone

First promised back in January, the first YubiKey for iOS will help cut down on painful password clutter starting … now.

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High-Powered Mining Rigs Drive Bitcoin’s Accelerating Hashrate
Aug21

High-Powered Mining Rigs Drive Bitcoin’s Accelerating Hashrate

On August 19, the combined SHA-256 hashrate between the BCH and BTC networks touched a massive high of over 91 exahash per second (EH/s). One notable contribution to today’s network hashrates is the manufacturing of next-generation mining rigs that produce a significant number of terahash. Currently, the top machine released this summer is Pangolin’s Microbt Whatsminer M20S, generating a whopping 68-70 terahash per second...

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RBI Defends Its Power Over Crypto in Indian Supreme Court
Aug21

RBI Defends Its Power Over Crypto in Indian Supreme Court

The Indian supreme court heard the case against the crypto banking restriction by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in detail Tuesday. After many arguments challenging the RBI’s power over crypto were presented, the counsel for the central bank began making the case against cryptocurrency. Also read: RBI’s Power Over Crypto Challenged at Length in Indian Supreme Court Today’s Hearing The Supreme Court of India resumed...

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